Tag: policy

Will Infosys design policies allowing staff to take on side gigs?

Infosys appears to be open to allowing employees to take up external projects provided their managers approve. In fact, media reports indicate that the...

“Smile at work or lose 6 months’ salary”: Philippines mayor to...

Aristotle Aguirre, a mayor in the Philippines has passed an order that all civil and local government servants are required to have a smile...

Wells Fargo accused of faking job interviews, suspends ‘diverse slate’ policy

Wells Fargo’s ‘diverse slate’ policy required the Bank to ensure that 50 per cent of the candidates that it interviewed — for roles with...

Quantiphi rolls out FlexiWork policy, gears up for hybrid mode

Quantiphi, an AI-first digital engineering company, has rolled out its FlexiWork policy, in keeping with the growing need to go hybrid. As Mohini Palchowdhury, head...

Magicpin announces remote-first policy

Through its remote-first policy, Magicpin — a platform operated by Samast Technology — for discovery and savings in offline retail, hopes to encourage willing...

Solv launches gender-neutral caregiving policy, progressive paternity leave

With the aim of enhancing overall wellbeing of staff, Solv, the Indian B2B digital marketplace for micro, small and medium enterprises, backed by the...

Burnout — Is having a burnout leave policy a solution?

That burnout is a serious issue requiring immediate attention was realised by companies only during the pandemic. It is not that burnout was unheard...

FICCI to strengthen employee health and wellness policy

The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce (FICCI) will be strengthening its employee health and wellness policy with the help of Practo, the Indian...

Amazon’s ‘time off task’ policy under scrutiny

Amazon has decided to extend the period over which the average of ‘time off task’ is calculated. The e-retailer has been using complicated algorithms...

UP’s Oxygen Production Promotion Policy to generate jobs

The Government of Uttar Pradesh has rolled out a new Oxygen Production Promotion Policy 2021, which will not only take care of the paucity...

Tata Steel to follow ‘agile working models’ policy

The new work model Tata Steel has announced for its employees will make it possible for them to work from home for up to...

How workplace harassment has taken on new forms

The issue of workplace harassment has taken on a different form in today’s virtual world of work. Instead of making it easier to avoid...

Google issues policy against non-work discussions at office

Google issues policy to stop non-work discussions at the workplace. It warns against office conversations on the latest news or any debate topic and...

Why a coaching culture and not any other culture?

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,”...

50,000 employees subscribe to Capgemini’s ESOP

At least 50,000 employees from the 29 participating countries subscribed to Capgemini’s ninth annual employee stock ownership plan or ESOP. With an employee subscription...

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EnKash rolls out special ‘Attitude Bonus’ for employees

EnKash, a business spend-management platform has rolled out an industry-first incentive programme called the ‘Attitude Bonus’. Through this special programme, EnKash will honour its...

Alphabet to fire 10,000 poor performers

Alphabet, the parent company of Google is preparing to reduce its workforce by six per cent. It will let go about 10,000 employees based...

Kerala, J&K, Tamil Nadu offered best daily wage rate to workers in FY22

As per the data revealed in a statistics handbook released by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Kerala, Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) and Tamil...

Elon Musk is looking at hiring engineers from India

Twitter has been hogging the limelight for some time now. First, for its controversial and long-draw acquisition by Elon Musk and then by the...

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EQ, IQ & empathy define the success of a CEO

Q. You spent 16 years at LIC before moving to a corporate role at ICICI Prudential. Now, 22 years on, I am still curious...

“The big change has been that we have moved from jobs to skills,” Amaresh...

Q. How would you define the culture at GE? A. Having been present in this region since 1902, GE has been around for 120 years....

“Being good to everyone is being unjust to performers,” Mathew Job, CEO, Crompton

Q. In today’s times, what’s more challenging for a CEO like you — profit & business growth, talent & people, diversification, compliance or managing...